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Getting a little cultureI’m not a big follower of some forms of culture, but do enjoy a little bit occasionally, and it does depend on the kin…

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Amtrak serviceA few weeks ago I took a short Amtrak trip to Red Wing, Minn., and stayed at the famous St. James Hotel. It was kind of a last m…

Stop the presses!“Stop the presses!” That’s a phrase that has been used countless times in movies and stories about the newspaper industry and…

More on Highway 26Last week I wrote a little on the route of “old” highway 26 as it left the city limits on the south side of town. David Hert…

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I was browsing around at the Watertown Historical Society’s antique show and auction on a beautiful fall day last Saturday. There was a fair a…

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Old Highway 26 routeLast week I wrote about the late Dan Rullman of Watertown, who was the lead engineer on the State Highway 26 extension fro…

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Dan Rullman, Highway 26Dan Rullman’s passing back on Aug 24 brought back a lot of memories for me. Dan was a great friend and was an excellent…

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Finishing Gill storyIn last week’s column I wrote a bit about Charles Gill and his fight to keep his position as Watertown superintendent of s…

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More on Charles GillLast week this column started a narrative on Charles Gill, a resident of Watertown in the mid-1800s and who went on to hol…

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Riverfest is rollingI’m writing this week’s column on Thursday, mid-day, and as of now, everything for the 34th Watertown Riverfest celebratio…

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Digital, cashlessI think everyone has been touched by the digital revolution for transactions in one form or another and that trend has accele…

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The library is open in its temporary space with full hours: Mondays through Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Satu…

Name the bridgeRiverfest is just two weeks away and once again it’s time to have members of our community submit names and short narratives fo…

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